When it came to choosing the final entry for #PodcastingHistory (for now!) I knew it needed to go to the person who started me on the podcasting path, Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge. So please, welcome her and enjoy her discussion about researching and creating the Footnoting History episode, "Cemeteries: Washington Park Cemetery and Early 20th-Century Atlanta": Hello and welcome to Christine’s blog and my contribution to her series on #PodcastingHistory. I am Elizabeth Keohane-
And now for something moderately different... In #PodcastingHistory 7 we broaden our horizons with an entry from Darrin Sunstrum, who co-hosts MythTake with Alison Innes. Enjoy this discussion of the motivation behind exploring ancient myths, with a focus on their episode, "Wonder Woman": Hello there everyone! I’ve been asked to write a few thoughts about the MythTake podcast. As educators and classicists, we were always ‘talking shop’ and bemoaning the fact that we couldn’t
#PodcastingHistory 5 is here! This time, I get to share a post with you from Wesley Livesay of The History of the Great War podcast. Here, he discusses his process for creating "A Re-examination of Cavalry in the First World War, Part I", the first episode in his series on the British cavalry's contributions to World War One: Unlike some of the other podcasts which you may have read about during the #PodcastingHistory series, my show is narrative and chronological. This mean
Thank you to everyone who has been reading and sharing #PocastingHistory! For this installment I get to hand the blog over to Ali A. Olomi of Head on History. Find out how a modern political decision resulted in an episode covering the complex history of one of the world's most famous cities in this entry about his episode, "Jerusalem": I tell my students that history is more than a recollection of the past, but a lens to analyze the present—partly to get the STEM students to
Welcome to Guest Post 3 of #PodcastingHistory! This week I get to hand this blog over to Devon Field, creator and host of The Human Circus, a podcast dedicated to journeys in the medieval world. In this post, Devon takes us through the process of creating his episode "To See the Mongols 4: A William Leaves Town", and as a result we get to travel with his subject, Friar William, from Europe to visit the Mongols: When I prepare a podcast episode, I’m preparing to tell a story.
Welcome to Guest Post 2 of #PodcastingHistory where historians take turns sharing their experiences creating a specific episode of their podcast. Today I have the pleasure of handing the blog over to Averill Earls, Producer of Dig: A History Podcast. Please read on to learn the process behind researching, writing, and recording "A Changeling or His Wife? The Brutal Murder of Bridget Cleary"- a story plucked from 1890s Ireland and served to you through Dig: At Dig: A History P
Welcome to the first installment of #PodcastingHistory! For the next several weeks my blog is going to feature guest posts from some wonderful podcasters. In each post a new person will take you behind the scenes, describing the process of creating one episode of their podcast from choosing the topic to releasing it out into the world for your enjoyment. I hope that by pulling back the curtain between hosts and listeners, it will help everyone understand podcasting history in
I am pleased to share with you, dear readers, that in less than a month I will be using my blog to host a Guest Blog Series titled #PodcastingHistory. Inspired by a conversation during the American Historical Association's Annual Meeting (#aha18) about what it means and entails to create a well-researched history podcast, I decided to explore the topic. As such, I have invited some dedicated history podcasters from a variety of academic backgrounds, and with vastly different